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Datsun B-210 Repair Manual 1973-1978
This DIY repair and service manual by Haynes covers 1973-1978 Datsun B-210 Sedan (2- and 4-door) and Hatchback Coupe with 1.3L and 1.4L engine, manual and automatic transmission.
Book Excerpt: 1973-1978 Datsun B-210 Repair Manual
RELEASE BEARING | REMOVAL AND REFITTING
- The release bearing is of ball bearing, grease sealed type and although designed for long life it is worth replacing at the same time as the other clutch components are being replaced or serviced.
- Deterioration of the bearing should be suspected when there are signs of grease leakage or the unit is noisy when spun with the fingers.
- Remove the rubber dust excluder which surrounds the release lever at the bellhousing aperture.
- Disconnect and remove the return spring.
- Detach the release lever from the release bearing retainer hub.
- Withdraw the release bearing/hub assembly from the input shaft.
- If necessary remove the release lever from its ball pivot.
- Remove the bearing from the its retainer hub using a suitable puller.
- Fit the new bearing to the retainer hub using a press and ensuring that the pressure is exerted on the inner race of the bearing only.
- Apply a dab of wheel bearing grease to the tip of the release lever pivot ball and pack the internal recess of the bearing retainer hub with the same type of lubricant.
- Fit the hub/bearing assembly over the input shaft.
- Refit the return spring and the rubber dust excluder.
- Check that the release bearing turns freely and actuate the release lever only fractionally and check that the return spring is operating correctly.
NOTE: some release levers are of pressed steel construction but the principle of operation is the same as for the cast type. (photo).
SUSPENSION AND STEERING
TRACK CONTROL ARM AND BALLJOINT | REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION
- Jack-up the front of the vehicle and support it on axle stands. Remove the road wheel.
- Unscrew and remove the nut from the outer balljoint on the outer track rod. Using a balljoint extractor or two wedges, separate the balljoint from the steering arm.
Two club hammers of equal weight may be used to jar the balljoint taper pin from the steering arm eye. They should be used to strike the diametrically opposite edges of the eye simultaneously when the pin will be released.
- Unscrew and remove the two bolts which secure the steering arm and balljoint housing to the bottom of the suspension strut. Disconnect the housing from the strut.
- Disconnect the drag strut and the stabilizer bar from the track control arm.
- Remove the pivot bolt which connects the track control arm to the front crossmember and then withdraw the track control arm complete with balljoint and steering arm.
- Secure the track control arm in a vice and unbolt the balljoint from it.
- Now grip the steering arm in the vice and unscrew the castellated nut from the taper pin of the balljoint. Tap the balljoint from the steering arm.
TABLE of CONTENTS:
Subject: 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 Datsun B-210 service, maintenance, repair. ISBN-10: 0856962287 | ISBN-13: 9780856962288 | Haynes 28007
- Introduction: Vehicle identification numbers; Buying parts; Maintenance techniques, and more.
- Tune-up and routine maintenance
- 1.3L engine
- 1.4L engine
- Engine and overhaul procedures
- Cooling, heating and air-conditioning systems
- Fuel and exhaust systems
- Engine electrical systems
- Emissions control systems
- Manual transmission
- Automatic transmission
- Suspension and steering systems
- Chassis electrical system
- Wiring diagrams
- Publisher: Haynes Manuals
- Pages: 248 - Hundreds of b&w photos and illustrations
- Binding: Paperback - 8.25 x 10.75 inches
- ISBN: 978-0-85696-228-8